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What happens if you can't have a penicillin shot for syphilis?

What happens if you can't have a penicillin shot for syphilis?

Doxycycline: Doxycycline for 2-4 weeks is recommended if penicillin cannot be given, or sometimes ceftriaxone. However, penicillin is by far the best drug. If you had a severe penicillin allergy in the past, then probably penicillin should be avoided. Otherwise, it still might be the best choice for you. Discuss it with your doctor or, even better, an infectious diseases or STD specialist. ...Read more

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Took 500mg of penicillin for 3 days will it help cure gohnerea ?

Took 500mg of penicillin for 3 days will it help cure gohnerea ?

No: This is inadequate treatment for gonorrhea. You need to be seen by a physician for both proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Can penicillin cure trich?

Can penicillin cure trich?

Nope!: According to the centers for disease control, trichomoniasis should be treated with Metronidazole or tinidazole. Penicillin will not cure trichomoniasis. For more info on stds, safer sex, std testing, visit www.Sexualhealth.Com. ...Read more

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If i ate mouldy cheese would the penicillin cure me?

If i ate mouldy cheese would the penicillin cure me?

No: There are lots of types of molds - the one that makes penicillin is just one. The amount of penicillin is very small (too little to do anything) and penicillin is very poorly absorbed into the body from the GI track. I don't know what illness you want to treat with mold, but it won't do much for an infection. ...Read more

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Can neurosyphils be cure by intramuscular injections of penicillin once a week for 3 weeks?

Can neurosyphils be cure by intramuscular injections of penicillin once a week for 3 weeks?

Treatment: Treatment Options for Neurosyphilis The antibiotic penicillin is used to treat syphilis and neurosyphilis. It may be injected or taken orally. The usual regimen lasts 10 to 14 days. The antibiotics probenecid and ceftriaxone are often used in conjunction with penicillin. Depending on your case, you may need to stay in the hospital while being treated. During your recovery, you will need blood tests at the three- and six-month marks. After that, you should have blood tests every year following your treatment for three years. Your doctor will continue to monitor your cerebrospinal fluid levels with spinal taps every six months. Neurosyphilis is especially common in HIV-positive people. This is because syphilitic sores make it easier to become infected with HIV. The Treponema pallidum bacteria interact with HIV in a way that makes it harder to treat the syphilis infection. Those with neurosyphilis who are HIV-positive usually need more penicillin injections and have less chance for a complete recovery. ...Read more

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How much time does a penicillin injection take to cure secondary syphilis?

How much time does a penicillin injection take to cure secondary syphilis?

Here are some ...: If 1 year, give 3 weekly doses. Of course, need to be monitored with RPR / VDRL at 1, 3, 6 & 12 months after treatment. Besides, take on practicing safe sex and low-risk healthy lifestyle without obsession. ...Read more

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On average, how long will a penicillin injection take to cure secondary syphilis?

On average, how long will a penicillin injection take to cure secondary syphilis?

7 days: 1 injection of benzathine penicillin will cure secondary syphillis. It will maintain blood levels of penicillin for over 15 days. It takes 7 days of continuous penicillin levels in the blood to cure secondary syphillis. ...Read more

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Does penicillin cure all std's?

Does penicillin cure all std's?

Treating STDs: Absolutely not. There are twelve common stds, some are viral, some are bacterial, some are now drug resistant. So, nope. ...Read more

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Will 7 day regimen of penicillin vk cure an abscess?

Will 7 day regimen of penicillin vk cure an abscess?

No: Many skin abscesses can be cured with incision and drainage alone. Most skin abscesses are caused by the bacteria staphylococcus aureus. Almost all strains of this bacteria are resistant to pen vk. If the abscess is caused by mrsa, septra/bactrim or Doxycycline are the usual oral antibiotics used. If mssa oral dicloxicillin or Keflex are often used. ...Read more

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Hai doc, I have an mvp and i already have sinusitis. Does this because of mvp? Can penicillin injection really cure mvp?

Hai doc, I have an mvp and i already have sinusitis. Does this because of mvp? Can penicillin injection really cure mvp?

No and no: Mvp (mitral valve prolapse) in young people is usually a harmless finding. It has no connection to sinusitis. There is no 'cure' for mvp other than cardiac surgery, which is almost never needed. ...Read more

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